Screen Industry Guild President defends subsidies for overseas movies

Publish Date
Thu, 22 Jul 2021, 1:59PM

Screen Industry Guild President defends subsidies for overseas movies

Publish Date
Thu, 22 Jul 2021, 1:59PM

Following revelations They Are Us director Andrew Niccol did not want Jacinda Ardern's Office to read script, which could get $20m taxpayer funding, Wellington Mornings Host Nick Mills asks should the government be subsidising films at all. 

President of the Screen Industry Guild Brendon Durey argues there are a host of reasons for taxpayers to chip in for film-making in New Zealand.

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